- Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, Department for International Development, and Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
- Part of:
- Climate change international action and Climate change impact in developing countries
- 2 October 2015
- Last updated:
- 31 January 2017, see all updates
The International Climate Fund is the UK government’s commitment to help developing countries address the challenges presented by climate change and benefit from the opportunities.
Science tells us that climate change is inevitable and affects all of us. However, the poorest people in the world will be hit first and hardest. Eradicating poverty and addressing climate change are interlinked: we cannot address one without the other. At the same time, tackling climate change presents an opportunity to promote sustainable economic growth in many developing countries through new technologies, helping reduce poverty and create jobs, particularly for women.
The International Climate Fund is the UK government’s commitment to developing countries to help them address these challenges and benefit from the opportunities presented by climate change.
Published: 2 October 2015
Updated: 31 January 2017
- Section 2 updated with link to 2016 publication.
- First published.